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The House Band: The House Band (Topic 12TS439)

The House Band
The House Band

Topic Records 12TS439 (LP, UK, 1985)

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Recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders, London;
Engineered by David Kenny;
Produced by The House Band and David Kenny;
Photography by David Peabody;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Ged Foley, acoustic and electric guitars, vocals;
Ian MacLeod, ten-string mandolin, guitar, vocals;
Chris Parkinson, melodeon, grand piano, synthesisers, vocals;
Jimmy Young, small pipes, flute, whistles

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Tornado Two-Step / The Cooper / The Woodpecker (4.38)
  2. Here's the Tender Coming (3.34)
  3. Major Harrison's Fedora (4.10)
  4. War Party / Lost Night (4.11)
  5. An Erminig Hag An Greskenn / The Anti-Social Worker (3.56)
  1. The Pitman's Grievance (4.08)
  2. E I Ah Could Hew (3.15)
  3. Green Fields of Canada / The Amalgamation (5.11)
  4. Cawsand Bay (4.15)
  5. The Swallowstail / Lady Charlotte Campbell's / Gordon Campbell's ”Mess” (3.16)

All tracks trad. arr. House Band except
Tracks 1ac, 4b, 5b, 8b, 10c Jimmy Young;
Track 4a E. Grant;
Track 5a Heri Leon;
Track 6 Ged Foley;
Track 7 Ed Pickford

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The House Band: Pacific

The House Band: Pacific (Topic 12TS445)

Pacific
The House Band

Topic Records 12TS445 (LP, UK, 1987)

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Recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders, London;
Engineered by David Kenny;
Produced by The House Band and David Kenny;
Photography by Michael de Camp and David Peabody;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Brian Brooks, bouzouki, keyboards, whistle, vocals;
Ged Foley, guitar, mandolin, Northumbrian small pipes, vocals;
Chris Parkinson, melodeons, keyboards, harmonica, whistle, vocals;
John Skeldon, flutes, whistles, bombardes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Pacific: The Cobb / Unknown / The Metric Fox (4.03)
  2. The Diamantina Drover (6.35)
  3. Joy After Sorrow (Roud 855) (3.02)
  4. In at the Deep End: The Four Courts / The Fox on the Prowl (3.02)
  5. Old Man River (5.14)
  1. The Pit Stands Idle (3.42)
  2. Going Places: Kato Sta Limonadika / The Trip to Amnesia (5.15)
  3. For the Sake of Example: Don't You Go / The Distant Song / For the Sake of Example (10.48)
  4. Blazing Ruse: Ridee / Ronds de Loudeac (3.07)

All tracks trad. arr. House Band except
Tracks 1a, 8b John D. Skelton;
Track 2 H. McDonald;
Track 5 Jerome Kern;
Tracks 6, 8c Ged Foley;
Track 7b John D. Skelton, Brian Brooks;
Track 8a John Martyn

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The House Band: Word of Mouth

The House Band: Word of Mouth (Topic 12TS451)

Word of Mouth
The House Band

Topic Records 12TS451 (LP, UK, 1988)

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Recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders, London, 1988;
Engineered by David Kenny;
Produced by The House Band and David Kenny;
Photography by David Peabody;
Design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Ged Foley, vocals, guitar, Northumbrian small pipes;
Chris Parkinson, melodeons, keyboards, accordion, harmonica, vocals;
John Skeldon, flutes, bombardes, low bombarde, whistles, bodhrán

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Walls of Troy (3.07)
  2. The Dusty Miller / The County Ground (3.00)
  3. Lady Mary Hay's Favourite Scotch Measure / Triti Puti (5.37)
  4. Wild Roving (5.09)
  5. An Dro D'Ogham / An Dro / Au Place de Serbie (4.19)
  1. The Happy One-Step / Green Willis (2.43)
  2. From a Distance (5.24)
  3. The Peacock / Moldavian Song (5.58)
  4. The Bonny Light Horseman / The Highland Brigade at Magersfontein (7.56)

All tracks trad. arr. House Band except
Track 1 Terry Conway, Ged Foley;
Track 2b, 3b, 5c John D. Skelton;
Track 7 Julie Gold;
Track 8a trad. arr. Ged Foley;
Track 9b John A. MacLellan